This starts the process of taking off some weight of the leg. Then he spread glue on each layer and made a leg sandwich. The leg is clamped to keep it together.
After letting the glue dry overnight he took the leg blank out of the clamps. With the bandsaw he was able to make this piece the right shape in 2 dimensions and now it needed to be established in the 3rd dimension
Then he power carved out the inside of each piece to reduce weight and to establish a route from top to bottom where the wire will run up to the light. Once he was satisfied with the inside, he glued and clamped the 2 halves back together.
With the glue dry, the final shaping was done by just sanding through the grits